A new national poll from Quinnipiac University has Hillary Clinton at 45%, Donald Trump at 41%:

The poll surveyed “1,561 registered voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 2.5 percentage points.”

Now, here’s what’s surprising. Despite the ongoing FBI investigation into Clinton’s private email server, she leads Trump on “morals”:

Trump won’t be happy at losing to Clinton on “brains,” too.

More from Quinnipiac:

In a Clinton-Trump matchup, men go Republican 51 – 35 percent, while women go Democratic 54 – 30 percent. Republicans back Trump 86 – 4 percent and Democrats back Clinton 90 – 6 percent. Independent voters are divided, with 40 percent for Trump and 37 percent for Clinton.

Clinton also leads Trump on his signature issue, immigration and she crushes Trumpon who Americans trust with nukes:

  • 52 – 41 percent that Trump would be better creating jobs;
  • 51 – 43 percent that Clinton would be better handling immigration;
  • 49 – 41 percent that Trump would be more effective handling ISIS;
  • 53 – 40 percent that Clinton would better respond to an international crisis;
  • 46 percent would trust Clinton more on sending U.S. troops overseas, while 44 percent would trust Trump more;
  • 55 – 33 percent would trust Clinton more to make the right decisions regarding nuclear weapons;
  • 48 – 45 percent that Clinton would do a better job getting things done in Washington.

In summary from Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll, Americans want Trump at their BBQ but Clinton in the White House:

“Trump may be the guy voters want flipping burgers in the backyard and flipping companies in the board room, but when it comes to making deals in DC and stepping up to confront an international crisis, voters want Hillary Clinton in the Oval Office,” Malloy said.

Including this new poll from Quinnipiac, Clinton now leads Trump by 1.5% in the RealClearPolitics poll average.

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